Population density (sq mi)3,24062791
Median age37.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English77%82%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Columbia is 417% higher than Maryland
  • The median age in Columbia is 2% lower than Maryland
  • In Columbia 54.70% of the population is White
  • In Columbia 26.15% of the population is Black
  • In Columbia 12.62% of the population is Asian

Compare Columbia, MD Demographics


      Columbia population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.13%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.09%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race4.26%3.12%3.06%
      Other race2.06%3.67%4.75%
      In Columbia, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Columbia age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Columbia, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).